8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Provincetown
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 15th (Fri), hike along Bar Island Trails and then enjoy the sea views from Egg Rock Light. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, then explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor visit website .

Boston to Bar Harbor is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 46°F and lows are around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 17th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Camden trip planner .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Camden, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Farnsworth Art Museum
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Wells Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Camden to Ogunquit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Wells Beach
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

2
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge, and then get lost in a book at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, identify plant and animal life at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, and then admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Franconia trip itinerary website .

Drive from Ogunquit to Franconia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Franconia can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lincoln, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
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Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Zipline

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, then get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Highland Light.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Provincetown day trip app .

Traveling by car from Franconia to Provincetown takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Franconia in November, things will get a bit warmer in Provincetown: highs are around 51°F and lows about 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Highland Light
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Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Highland Light ©
Highland Light
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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